Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Warnings and Advice (220/303)

Go to the library webpage. Look up Hamlet in the film catalog. You want the 2009 version with David Tennant in the title role. Watch the exchanges between Laertes and Ophelia, Polonius and Laertes, and Polonius and Ophelia. This sequence runs from about 21 minutes to 28 minutes. Follow along with your book. If you’ve already read Act I then you’ll understand the title of this post. We’ll discuss some of this tomorrow.

I recommend watching the film completely. It’s not the most recent production, but it’s useful to hear the language in the air. The 2016 production of Hamlet has not been filmed as far as I know, though there are several trailers for live performances. Here’s one: